Courtesy of Agri-Pulse Communications
ST. LOUIS, MO. March 8 – U.S. poultry and livestock farmers provide more than just meat, milk, eggs and other food. They also produce jobs, generate property tax revenues and contribute to household incomes.
A new report by Promar International shows that poultry and livestock industries produced 1.8 million jobs, and contributed $252 billion in U.S. gross domestic production on an annual basis. Livestock and poultry also contributed $41 billion to U.S. household incomes, increasing income by $3 billion over the past 10 years, according to the study.